Sunday’s 2-0 defeat to North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur implies that Arsenal have now made their most noticeably terrible beginning to a top flight flight in about 39 years.
The Gunners have lost five of their last seven league matches, winning only one of those, and Mikel Arteta has conceded that his players are not performing well. Arsenal’s homegrown troubles is as a distinct difference to exhibitions on the mainland, having taken more points in the Europa League (15) than they have in the Premier League (13) from six games less.
A week ago’s 4-1 home success over Rapid Vienna, watched by fans at the Emirates Stadium without precedent for 271 days, implies that spotlight is presently immovably on the last 32.
Another triumph for Arsenal on Thursday would make it six in a row in significant European matches, barring qualifiers, unexpectedly since November 2005.
However, as rivals Dundalk additionally have next to no to play for apparently. Guaranteeing the scalp of Arsenal would in any case be a major accomplishment, obviously, regardless of whether Arteta fields a debilitated side, and Filippo Giovagnoli will be quick to end a disillusioning run. Dundalk have not won in nine of their ten home European matches, losing four in a row in the Europa League since winning 1-0 against Maccabi Tel Aviv in September 2016.
The Irish side are additionally winless in seven against English side, losing six of those in a run that has seen them score twice and conceded twenty-four times. This will be the second time the sides have met seriously, with Arsenal dominating the competition 3-0 on matchday two and Eddie Nketiah, Joe Willock and Nicolas Pepe on track that day.
Dundalk have not won any of their last five matches in the group while Arsenal have won every one of the five. The Gunners might be battling in the league, however they have glanced far more grounded in Europe and this should be another standard winHence, we predict Arsenal to win in the upcoming match.